Delegates to the USCC awards luncheon included, from left: front – Lynn Lucas, Barbara McGill; back – Pete Bashaw, Jim McGill, Noel Lyons, Judy McConnell, Steve Cockman, Bob Broom.

Last week, the U.S. Composting Council (USCC) named McGill Environmental Systems the 2011 Composter of the Year.  Recognizing McGill’s 20-year achievements in the areas of compost manufacturing, marketing and education, the award was presented at the trade association’s annual conference in Austin, TX.

McGill’s delegation included co-founders Jim McGill and Noel Lyons, Pete Bashaw, Steve Cockman, Judy McConnell, Bob Broom and Lynn Lucas.

Accompanying Jim, who flew in from his home base in Ireland to attend the conference, was his wife, Barbara.